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Impact of educational program on nurse’s practice regarding care of patients with hip fracture in Sudanese hospitals


Nursing & Care Open Access Journal
Eltagi E S Rahama,1 Hayat F Mukhtar,2 Abdelhakam G Tamomh,3

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Abstract

Background: Hip fractures are common injuries affecting the proximal femur of hip joint. In Sudan, hip fracture remains a huge problem and concerns many Sudanese families the costs of her surgeries are very expensive, and they depletes country a lot of resources, and it is causes are due to road traffic accident and gunshots among the military . The nurses are playing vital role regarding care of patient with hip fracture through over caring. The aim of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of educational program on nurses’ practice regard care of patient with hip fracture. Methods: Quasi-experimental study was done for nurses (N=70), who were working in White Nile governmental hospitals and Omdurman military hospital, Selection was done purposive total coverage; practice of nurses was assessed by observational checklist. The collected data was analyzed by (SPSS) version24. Results: Most of study sample has poor performance of practice pre intervention of the program by 17.1% and become very good post intervention of the program by 68.6% with mean and standard deviation (57.3+=18.2) pre intervention of the program and become (81.7+=14.4) post intervention of the program by p value (0.02). Study show significant statistical association concerned practice pre intervention of the program and post intervention of the program by p value (0.02). Conclusion: From finding the study indicated that the educational program were effective in improving practice of study group

Keywords

educational program, intervention, nurses, practice, hip fracture, Sudan.

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